Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cobitidae > Genus: Cobitis > Species: Cobitis paludica

Cobitis paludica (de Buen, 1930)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Favourable
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 66 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 5302


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000011 Spain Monte de El Pardo Map
ES0000067 Spain Sierras de Demanda, Urbión, Cebollera y Cameros Map
ES0000116 Spain Valle de Iruelas Map
ES0000298 Spain Matarraña - Aiguabarreix Map
ES5140011 Spain Sistema Prelitoral meridional Map
PTCON0024 Portugal Valongo Map
PTCON0037 Portugal Monchique Map
PTCON0057 Portugal Caldeirão Map
PTZPE0004 Portugal Ria de Aveiro Map
PTZPE0037 Portugal Rios Sabor e Maçãs Map
PTZPE0038 Portugal Douro Internacional e Vale do Águeda Map
PTZPE0042 Portugal Tejo Internacional, Erges e Pônsul Map
PTZPE0045 Portugal Mourão/Moura/Barrancos Map
PTZPE0047 Portugal Vale do Guadiana Map
PTCON0015 Portugal Serras d'Aire e Candeeiros Map
ES4160084 Spain Riberas del Río Duratón Map
PTCON0055 Portugal Dunas de Mira, Gândara e Gafanhas Map
PTCON0052 Portugal Arade / Odelouca Map
ES4110078 Spain Riberas del Río Alberche y afluentes Map
PTCON0012 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
PTCON0044 Portugal Nisa / Lage da Prata Map
ES4170083 Spain Riberas del Río Duero y afluentes Map
ES5233009 Spain Sierra del Negrete Map
ES4150032 Spain El Rebollar Map
PTCON0026 Portugal Rio Vouga Map
PTCON0053 Portugal Moura / Barrancos Map
ES3110005 Spain Cuenca del río Guadarrama Map
ES4180081 Spain Riberas del Río Adaja y afluentes Map
PTCON0011 Portugal Estuário do Sado Map
PTCON0031 Portugal Monfurado Map
ES4150064 Spain Riberas de los Ríos Huebra, Yeltes, Uces y afluentes Map
PTCON0033 Portugal Cabrela Map
PTCON0004 Portugal Malcata Map
ES3110004 Spain Cuenca del río Manzanares Map
ES4130065 Spain Riberas del Río Órbigo y afluentes Map
PTCON0021 Portugal Rios Sabor e Maçãs Map
ES2430097 Spain Río Matarranya Map
PTCON0014 Portugal Serra da Estrela Map
ES3110006 Spain Vegas, cuestas y páramos del sureste de Madrid Map
ES5140010 Spain Riberes i Illes de l'Ebre Map
ES3110002 Spain Cuenca del río Lozoya y Sierra Norte Map
ES3110003 Spain Cuenca del río Guadalix Map
PTCON0007 Portugal S. Mamede Map
PTCON0049 Portugal Barrocal Map
ES4150107 Spain Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia Map
ES4130079 Spain Riberas del Río Esla y afluentes Map
PTCON0003 Portugal Alvão / Marão Map
PTCON0036 Portugal Guadiana Map
PTCON0022 Portugal Douro Internacional Map
ES4150085 Spain Riberas del Río Tormes y afluentes Map
PTCON0038 Portugal Ribeira de Quarteira Map
PTCON0045 Portugal Sicó / Alvaiázere Map
PTCON0005 Portugal Paul de Arzila Map
PTCON0008 Portugal Sintra / Cascais Map
ES4180070 Spain Riberas del Río Cega Map
PTCON0030 Portugal Caia Map
PTCON0029 Portugal Cabeção Map
PTCON0027 Portugal Carregal do Sal Map
ES4150121 Spain Riberas del Río Alagón y afluentes Map
ES4110115 Spain Valle del Tiétar Map
ES4110114 Spain Pinares del Bajo Alberche Map
PTCON0046 Portugal Azabuxo-Leiria Map
ES4110097 Spain Campo Azálvaro - Pinares de Peguerinos Map
ES2420128 Spain Estrechos del Río Mijares Map
PTZPE0055 Portugal Évora Map
PTCON0061 Portugal Ria de Aveiro Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (Cobitis hassi)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Colmilleja Spanish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Acanthopsis taenia forma paludica De Buen, 1930
Cobitis taenia paludica Berg, 1932
Cobitis hassi Klausewitz, 1955
Cobitis paludicola (de Buen, 1930)
Acanthopsis taenia paludica de Buen, 1930
Acanthopsis taenia paludicola Berg, 1932

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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